Saturday Night Live and Looking offer reasons to be tentatively optimistic.
This will be the year when students stop cheating and everyone else stops fighting. Right?
The year ahead will be the beginning of a new cycle in the long story of humans and the tools they use.
If 2013 was the year of anecdotal horror stories, will this be the year it all comes together?
More people will vote in elections this year than ever before. But the evidence suggests democracy is retreating, not advancing.
The midterm election year is shaping up around a few broad themes, including ongoing Republican civil war and the pitched partisan battle over Obamacare.
World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more
The story of 2013 will be the story of 2014 and many years to come: the tension between labor and capital, between stock and job markets.
The big cases of 2014 may resolve some of the legal cliffhangers of 2013.
Crises face the country as it celebrates the new year. But the economic miracle shows no signs of ending.
From a cyberattack on America to a civil war in Iraq, the threats we'll be worrying about next year
Why China could struggle with debt while the U.S. enjoys its fastest growth in a decade
From Brazil to Turkey, the races that will matter next year